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NJ Horror Con and Film Festival #4: Screamin’ Joy – By Baron Craze

I often attend and/or am invited to many  film festivals and horror conventions, this one, marks my fourth time in this con’s attendance, the third different place, Showboat, Atlantic City, each time I go with the journalist mentality, a checklist in my head, handling the entire time as a business trip. However, this time, I…


NJ Horror Con and Film Festival Part 4: Raising Hell

Yes, kiddies, fans, and collectors, Ryan Scott Weber’s organized insanity fueled convention returns for its fourth time, those in the know, understand how well run and maintained the event has become, as its run by fans for the fans. It started back in Eaton, NJ and went to Iselin for 2-years before moving to the…


Adventures to Where the Dead Live – By Baron Craze

ROAD TRIP #1 – EVANS CITY/ MONROEVILLE MALL Well, after several years without a vacation my friends and girl decide it’s time to make a pilgrimage to  fame locations none other than Evans City Cemetery and Monroeville Mall, however what made it more incredible the trip to these locations and back, all resulting in zany…


13 Horrors on Amazon Prime – By Baron Craze

I’ll be honest for a long time I refused to partake in the VOD paid services, I focused on actual physical DVD/Blu-rays while occasional dabbling in the free online sites such as YouTube, Tubi, Hulu and countless others. However, one day laid up in bed with a cold I decided to try out Amazon Prime,…


Horror Icon: Lon Chaney Jr. – by Baron Craze

This month marks our second Horror Icon, again it’s an extension of the Baron’s Crypt Horror Icon segment, while not appearing each month it allows one to enjoy those that we cover, July 12th marks the date of Lon Chaney’s death in 1973, 45-years-ago. His life’s work showing all the vast characters he portrayed, then…


Jaws 3D (1983): 35yrs of Stinking Up the Ocean – By Baron Craze

When one hears the film title Jaws, the eyes widen, and everyone hears the legendary sounds of John Williams, it shocks audiences in 1975 and caused dreadful consequence, a loathing hatred for sharks, resulting in the slaughter of many. The studio saw dollar signs, and in 1978 Jaws 2 bit into the audiences once more,…


Liberty Massacre 5 Film Fest Recap – By Baron Craze

On July 21st, I attended the short film fest held by Loren W. Lepre, a filmmaker who wears multiple hats from director to actor and herein as the fest director who truly gave the independent showmanship on a rainy night at The Trocadero in center city Philadelphia, PA, a building with a legendary history. A…


Night of Horror Celebration – By Baron Craze

I had an interesting opportunity this month to discover new filmmakers making their mark in the horror genre, and revisit with old friends, at the Cinemug in Philadelphia, PA, on May 19th, the location small and rather intimate allowing for artists to mingle and share their various expressions of horror creations. The night brought a…


Revisiting Friday the 13th, Part VII: The New Blood 30-years later – By Baron Craze

Most horror fans know of the Friday the 13th movie series, backwards and forwards, some have podcasts drenched in the storyline, others crave more movie collectibles on the topic with each passing year.  The original owners of the production rights never thought that the one movie, Friday the 13th (1980) would create a money explosion…


King Kong (1933) 85-years later and Still the King – By Baron Craze

This April the first true monster movie celebrates its 85th anniversary, which came from the mind of a 6-year-old boy who found him fascinated by gorillas and a nightmarish hatred for elevated trains, and who knew all of it would find its way into a 1933 classic raging and rampaging beast marked as the Eighth…